Raouf Halaby

Raouf J. Halaby is a Professor Emeritus of English and Art. He is a writer, photographer, sculptor, an avid gardener, and a peace activist. halabys7181@outlook.com

The 1948 Deir Yassin Massacre as a Prequel to Hamas’ Assault

Good Friday in Palestine: Personal, Past and Present

Let Them Eat Ice Cream

Finding a Safe Space in My Garden

From Guernica to Gaza

Genocide Joe and Life Vs. Death

Violence Begets Violence

Spitting on Christians in Palestine

A Jewish Man Branded with a Swastika

Observe Two Minutes of Silence to Honor the Forgotten U.S. Sailors

Two Farewells to An Accomplished Palestinian Sister

Ariel Sharon, the Butcher of Lebanon, Revisited 

Into the 21st Century: the Killing Fields of Palestine Continue 

Queen Elizabeth’s Boycott of Israel

Latin and Linguistics As the Gateway to Friendship and Poetry About Palestine

Biden’s Janitorial Venture in Israel and Saudi Arabia

Barbarism Dies Hard: Mongol and US Destruction of Baghdad

The Attack on the USS Liberty, 55 Years Later

Israel’s Incremental Genocide

Please Remember Rachel Corrie: April 10, 1979 – March 16, 2003

Palestine, Israel: Mais Pourquoi la Différence Monsieur le President?

Four Days of Crimes in the Apartheid State

Ahmaud Arbery is Responsible for His Own Death

Jerusalem as Memory and Place: Itzhak, Igor, and Aaron

Israel and Yom Kippur: Time for a Day of National Atonement?

Déjà Vu: Saigon, Vietnam, 1975;  Kabul, Afghanistan, 2021

Beirut Explosion: 368 Days Later

Abu Hasan’s Meager Palestinian Repast: Memories, Past and Present

Biden Kneels Before Israeli President’s Chief of Staff

From Selma to Palestine

Please Observe Two Minutes of Silence to Honor Memory of USS Liberty Sailors

Palestinian Mothers are the Glue that Bonds Palestinian Society

Eviction: No Easter in Occupied Jerusalem

Ouchy, Fauci and Ron Klain: The Equivocator and the Prevaricator

Israelis, In God’s Name, Why?

Don’t Fall for Pimping Pompeo’s Promises

“Ouch,” the Unkindest Cuts of All

Teaching Palestinian Children to Love Beethoven, Bizet, and Mozart is a Threat to a Depraved Israeli Society

Beautiful Hagia Sophia: Between the Sacred and the Profane; Turkey Is Condemned, While Israel Gets a Pass

Israel Continues to be Rewarded for Killing American Sailors: Remembering the USS Liberty

King Lear and Donald Trump: Two Peas in a Pod

A Lethal Virus Called Israeli Occupation: Another Somber Easter in Occupied Palestine

Fireside Chatterer Andrew Cuomo for President

The Very Good Countering the Very Bad

Plagues, Pandemics, Paintings, and Personal Gain

Biden and His Supporters: “Shape Without Form, Shade Without Color”

Yes, Kay, The Life of Nature is Beautiful and A Palestine Flashback

Bethlehem is Scarred by Brutal Israeli Occupation, While the World Acquieses

94 Well-Lived Years and the $27 Traffic Fine

Kurdish Massacres: One of Britain’s Many Original Sins